Coffee Connections on Oct. 2

The next session of Huntington County Coffee Connections will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Huntington University Habecker Dining Commons at 7 a.m.

These sessions, conducted by the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, are networking events, where attendees are encouraged to make new friends and promote their businesses, services and projects.

Coffee will be provided at no charge.

Huntington University is located at 2303 College Ave., Huntington.

Semiannual Erie RR meal Saturday

Former employees are invited to the old Erie Lackawanna Railroad semiannual breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at American Legion Post 85, 1410 S. Jefferson St., Huntington.

There is a cost for the breakfast. Spouses and friends are also welcome to attend.

Evensong Concert Series continues with Jiang performance Oct. 13

Trinity United Methodist Church’s Evensong Concert Series continues on Sunday, Oct. 13, with an encore performance by pianist Kenneth Xiaoling Jiang at 4 p.m.

Jiang previously performed at the church on June 23 and was invited back by Greg Otis, the church’s director of worship arts ministry.

Announce Huntington County Senior Center events for this coming week

Here is a listing of events happening this week at the Huntington County Senior Center:

Monday, Sept. 30
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 1
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 2
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Soup supper at Pleasant Chapel UMC

Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church, in rural Roanoke, is hosting a soup supper and bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The menu will include chili soup, vegetable soup, carrot and celery sticks, sandwiches, pies, cakes and beverages.

A freewill offering will be taken.

The church is located at 880E-1100N, Roanoke.

Genbu-Kai members show well


Photo provided.

Members of Genbu-Kai Karate of Indiana, in Huntington, participated in the William B. Stoner Memorial Championships in New Castle, PA, on Sept. 21.

Chili supper benefit for Honor Flight Oct. 5

A chili supper benefit for Honor Flight Northeast Indiana will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Markle Fire Station from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Freewill donations will be accepted for the meal.

In addition to the meal, there will be a raffle and 50/50 drawing. There will also be a canned food drive, with a raffle ticket given for every five cans donated.

The benefit was organized by the Markle Fire Department, Markle Police Department and Ride2Provide.

The Markle Fire Station is located at 150 W. Sparks St.

Ride 2 Provide helps Drayer family


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Nonprofit group Ride 2 Provide presented a check for $20,000 to the Drayer family in August to assist them with medical expenses. The funds were raised at the Ride 2 Provide event, which is held every August at Markle Park to generate funds for a family or individual in need.

Fire!


Photo by Scott Trauner.

A trio of soldiers from the encampment at the 44th annual Forks of the Wabash Pionner Festival fires their muskets at a target on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Watching the blacksmith work


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Vanessa Koughn (back left) and Dave Koughn, both of Huntington, watch as Aaron Dutt (front), of Uniondale, tends to his blacksmithing duties at the Pioneer Village on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the 44th annual Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival at the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

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